Libertarian Hall of Fame Nominees

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the short list for this year’s Hall of Fame nominees. Voting for both the Hall of Fame will take place in July. The award will be presented at Loncon 3.

  • “As Easy as A.B.C.,” a short story by Rudyard Kipling (1912)
  • “Sam Hall,” a short story by Ben Bova (1953)
  • “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman,” a short story by Harlan Ellison (1965)
  • Falling Free, a novel by Lois McMaster Bujold (1988)
  • Courtship Rite, a novel by Donald M. Kingsbury (1982)

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Prometheus Nominations

This year’s nominees for the Prometheus Award and the Hall of Fame Award have been announced. The awards are presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society and winners will be announced in August at LoneStarCon 3, which will be held in San Antonio, Texas.

Prometheus Awards

  • Arctic Rising, by Tobias Buckell
  • The Unincorporated Future, by Dani and Eytan Kollin
  • Pirate Cinema, by Cory Doctorow
  • Darkship Renegades, by Sarah Hoyt
  • Kill Decision, by Daniel Suarez

Hall of Fame

  • “Sam Hall,” by Poul Anderson
  • Falling Free, by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman,” by Harlan Ellison
  • Courtship Rite, by Donald Kingsbury
  • “As Easy as A.B.C.,” by Rudyard Kipling
  • Cryptonomicon, by Neil Stephenson

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Prometheus Award Winners

The winners of the Prometheus Award, given for libertarian science fiction, were announced on July 13. The awards will be presented at Chicon 7, this year’s worldcon, in Chicago the weekend of August 30-September 3.

  • Best Novel: (tie) Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline; The Freedom Maze, by Delia Sherman
  • Hall of Fame Award: “The Machine Stops,” by E.M. Forster (1909)

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Prometheus Nominations

This year’s nominees for the Prometheus Award and the Hall of Fame Award have been announced. The awards are presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society and winners will be announced in August at Chicon 7, which will be held in Chicago, Illinois.

Prometheus Awards

  • The Children of the Sky, by Vernor Vinge
  • The Freedom Maze, by Delia Sherman
  • In the Shadow of Ares, by Thomas L. James and Carl C. Carlsson
  • Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline
  • The Restoration Game, by Ken MacLeod
  • Snuff, by Terry Pratchett

Hall of Fame

  • Falling Free, by Lois McMaster Bujold
  • “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman,” by Harlan Ellison
  • “The Machine Stops,” by E. M. Forster
  • “As Easy as A.B.C.,” by H. G. Wells Rudyard Kipling

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Prometheus Awards

The winners of the 2010 Prometheus Awards have been announced by the Libertarian Futurist Society. The Prometheus Awards are given to honor excellence in libertarian science fiction. The awards will be presented at Renovation in August.

  • Best Novel: Darkship Thieves, by Sarah Hoyt
  • Hall of Fame Award: Animal Farm, by George Orwell

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Pyr Goes Young Adult

Pyr is launching a line of young adult novels after seeing the appeal of some of their titles with the young adult audience. The first novel in the new Pyr Young Adult line will be Lightbringer, the debut novel by K. D. McEntire. Other works scheduled for publication include Ian McDonald’s Planesrunner and Ari Marmell’s Thief’s Covenant.

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Prometheus Novel Nominees

This year’s nominees for the Prometheus Award have been announced. The awards are presented by the Libertarian Futurist Society and winners will be announced in August at Renovation, which will be held in Reno, Nevada. The nominees for the Hall of Fame were previously announced.

  • For the Win, by Cory Doctorow
  • Darkship Thieves, by Sarah Hoyt
  • The Last Trumpet Project, by Kevin MacArdry
  • Live Free or Die, by John Ringo
  • Ceres, by L. Neil Smith

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Prometheus Hall of Fame Nominees

The Libertarian Futurist Society has announced the nominees for this year’s Prometheus Hall of Fame Awards, given to novels or stories which reflect the ideals of Libertarians. The award, along with the Prometheus Best Novel Award, will be presented at Renovation, this year’s Worldcon, in Reno, Nevada.

  • “The Machine Stops,” by E. M. Forster (1909)
  • “As Easy as A.B.C.,” by Rudyard Kipling (1912)
  • Animal Farm, by George Orwell (1945)
  • “‘Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman,” by Harlan Ellison (1965)
  • Falling Free, by Lois McMaster Bujold (1988)

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Prometheus Awards

The winners of the 2009 Prometheus Awards have been announced by the Libertarian Futurist Society. The Prometheus Awards are given to honor excellence in libertarian science fiction. The awards will be presented at Aussiecon 4 in September.

  • Best Novel: The Unincorporated Man, by Dani & Eytan Kollin
  • Hall of Fame Award: “No Truce with Kings,” by Poul Anderson

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Prometheus Award Winners

The winners for the Premoetheus Award, which recognizes libertarian science fiction, have been announced. The awards will be presented at Anticipation, this year’s Worldcon, in Montreal.

  • Novel: Little Brother, by Cory Doctorow
  • Hall of Fame: The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien

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